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Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 9:00pm EDT
dollars for a vip table and drinks. no evidence that the gift was ever disclosed as required by state law. >> it would be a crime. so the prosecutors will bring those of violations, because it's easy for a jury to understand when they see somebody receiving gifts and not reporting it >> the calderons are a political dynasty. three brothers who have had a grip on power for 30 years. charles is a leader in both the state assembly and the senate. thomas was an assemblyman, and he's now a highly paid political consultant. that's a long run when we talk about political dynasties, but 30 years is a long time for any family to have routine political influence in a state as big as california. >> lewis destipio is at the university of california at irvine. >> the desire to maintain influence within the same family. so initially, having elective offices from one family to the next, using those not to serve the constituency, but to serve themselves, and that's the allegation against ron, that he used his power in the legislature to reward his brother. >> the affidavit refers to the senator's brother
Al Jazeera America
Nov 5, 2013 12:00am EST
to do it, how to do it it it . we don't want the government to jump in to pass laws to keep that from ever happening again because it won't work. >> but there is more to the anger here, including a state mandate for wind and solar energy that for now, cost considerably more than coal. >> do you feel that renewable energy is being shoved down your throat? >> yes, it is very high cost to produce renewable energy. and they're forcing the marketplace to accept it. >> and many here feel rural colorado sends more tax money to cities than it gets back in services. >> is there a sense that you're getting the short end of the stick when it comes to the money from denver? >> i'm not one of these people that are going to be running to the post office and waiting for my government check. waiting for the government to help them. as far as i'm getting short -- shortened you know by the government or the money, no i'm not, you know i'm just-- i'm more in the line of get off my back. quit overregulating us, quit overtaxing us. >> the resentment in these rural areas also reflects a widening cultu
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 9:00pm EDT
reason it's impossible for law enforcement and school officals to adjudicate. >> rape is rape, not misunderstanding. sometimes by students that prey on fellow students and get it awith it time and time again. our report on the serial rape of the from our correspondent. oxidental college in los angeles. private and pricey is known for it's commitment to social justice. it's more striking that this campus is ri rivet with rape and sexual assault. much of i allegedly committed bt repeat offenders. >> i ended up walking back to his place with him. once we were there he raped me. en in the shadows two students that asked us to hide their faces told us they were raped, not by strangers abou but by men hiding in plain site. sight. their fellow students. you clear will you said, no. >> >> yes. >> he kept forcing himself on you. >> yes. >> this junior was raped in harry reiherfirst year. the outrage dre grew when she fd out he was already sanctioned for sexual assaultment. sexual assault. >> he was already sanctioned for sexual assault. >> what was the sanction. >> i think it involved writi
Al Jazeera America
Oct 31, 2013 9:00pm EDT
law enforcement is one thing, but the fact that the fabric of our community is broken, is what hurts me the most. and you come to america because it's about liberty and justice and freedom, and our community doesn't believe that applies to them. >> i remember we had political discussions in class that i really didn't want to get involved in. i remember i had one professor that said if he was in iraq he would probably be on the other side and i remember just looking at him thinking i would be in jail if i thought that. >> they are like we're muslim that has nothing to do with us. you are american it does have something to do with you. that breaks my heart when people say that. that it doesn't apply to us. of course it does, but it's hard for me to prove that based on the real life experiences of people in our community and based on black and white documents. how can i stand in front of my community and say no, you are not targeted, you are not victims. they are. they absolutely are. >> there is a constant level of anxiety that can be very hazardous to one's health. there is also self
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 12:00am EDT
is a change in immigration law a lot of them will be encouraged to be naturalized. we make an assumption a and pols bear it out. immigration remains at the top of thish use. >> yes and no. it's a threshold issue. >> what is the future if you have a greater number of young people born inside of the u.s. is their loyalty going to go that way or will immigration still remain an issue. >> a lot of latino voters have members of their familiarly that are immigrants or out of status. >> millions of people have roll tills relatives that have come here. it's not for some as it is for many other americans. so it's real for millions and millions of latino voters. even though they themselves are sit accidentcitizens and able t. the difficulties of working the system and the difficulties of getting the family members into the united states. are all real, very present or one generation past. >> do you see an opportunity to look to new issues? what other things will be on the horizon here. >> bread and butter issues for sure. when the american economy declined in the last several years ago.
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 12:00am EDT
appeals court reinstituted restrictions put in place by the state government. the law requir-- the president planned parenthood says they'll continue to fight the restrictions. >> the u.n. says the humanitarian crisis in syria is critical. there's 2.2 million refugees and 4 million displaced living as refugees in the country. the syrian observatory for human rights says more than 120,000 people have been killed since the start of the civil war. >> iraqi prime minister nouri al-maliki is asking for u.s. help to fight the growing insurgency in his country. he's requesting apache helicopters and other military hardware. thousands of iraqis died in violence. some blame nouri al-maliki for failing to contain the violence. "america tonight" is up next. and for the latest news go to aljazeera.com. exclusive, a california senator kicked off the state's prominent film commission less than 24 hours after our investigative report. >>> good evening, i'm joie chen. we begin with breaking news at that hour. there are major developments in our exclusive investigation into one of california's most
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 9:00pm EDT
regulations unreasonably restrict a woman's access to abortion clinics. lawyers for providers argued the law would shut down about a third of the clinics that provide abortion. >>> spain is the latest american ally investigating reports that the nsa spied on millions in that country's citizens. the european delegation is in washington right now investigating those allegations including reports that the phone of the german chancellor, angela merkel, was tapped as well. >>> a british man has been charged with hacking u.s. army and nasa computers and stealing employee information. he was arrested friday in london, but he's free on bail until february. right now no one else has been charged. those are the headlines at this hour. i'm john seigenthaler. "america tonight" is up next on al jazeera. i'll be back here at 11:00 eastern and 8:00 out west. get the latest news on aljazeera.com. we'll sue back here later. >>> on "america tonight," we begin our in-death look at sex crimes on campus with a startling revelation about the attackers and just how frequently women students become victims. >> thes
Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 4:00am EDT
celebrating a legal victory after a judge found provisions of the state's new abortion law unconstitutional. the federal judge ruled the measure restrict aid woman's access to abortion clinics. stat is filing an appeal. tuesday marks one year since super storm sandy slammed in to the eats coast in the u.s. 182 lives were lost and the storm caused $65 billion in damage. making it the second costliest storm in this nation's history. less than 10 billion of the 50 billion in emergency aid from the federal government has been distributed. those are the headlines, "america tonight" is up next on al jazerra america. just looking out for each other. >> we are all alive and we have food to eat. nothing else really matters. >> as grown up as the perspective seems, they are kids who found mun -- fun way. >> when we cleaned up we didn't realise how powerful the power washers was. >> a few found a silver lining. >> i was imagining it would be like christmas. >> they are the perfect example of how resilient kids can be. there's no doubt the storm affected them all. now, their parents we
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